From the Glint team
Anytime Feedback & Recognition - Sunset Planning
Why are Anytime Feedback and Recognition being sunset?As we prepare for the transition of Glint to Microsoft Viva, we are working to ready our platform and our customers for upcoming changes. One such change is the removal of the Anytime Feedback and Recognition modules from the Glint platform. Anytime Feedback and Recognition programs have brought value to many Glint customers Our decision to remove these features is to better align the Glint product within Microsoft Viva where functionalities similar to Anytime Feedback and Recognition are already available to customers. We are excited about this potential for you and will provide more detail in the coming months. We are grateful for the opportunity to partner with you on your continuous listening journey and look forward to doing so in new and exciting ways in the future. What is the sunset date?There is not a specific sunset date. The Anytime Feedback and Recognition modules will remain available on the LinkedIn version of Glin
SIOP 2023 Annual Conference
The People Science team is excited to be attending the 2023 Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology annual conference. This year’s conference is April 19-22 in Boston. We are looking forward to learning from practitioners and academics in the field. Our team is thrilled to be presenting in the following sessions noted in the table below. Will you be at SIOP this year? Are you presenting at the conference? Please let us know in the comments below. We would love to see you there! Title Presenters Glint Presenters Time / Date Employee Experience: Easy listening, hard measurement Brenner, J., Fleck, C. R., Gaskins, V., Jankovic, R., Pollak, R., Vicino, M., & Weintaub, J. Rick Pollak April 20 at 8am Digital exhaust and employee surveillance ethics: If you can measure it, should you? Callan, R. C. (Chair), Dahling, J. J., Hampton, C., Kalafut, C., Tomczak, D.L. (2023). Digital exhaust and emp
Customer Badging - Pilot Program
Glint is introducing a Customer Badging program and we’re looking for pilot participants. That said, we’d like to be clear that the program is in the early stages of development; we’ll be modifying the program based on feedback. If you’re interested in participating in our pilot and earning a People Success Badge to display online, please reach out to your CSM or contact support@Glintinc.com no later than March 7th.If you’re selected, you’ll receive an email invite with access to the course, two completion reminders during the completion window, and finally a short survey upon the close of the pilot and an optional invite to attend a roundtable session.
Power BI Guidance for Viva Glint Customers
The Glint platform officially moves to Microsoft Viva in summer 2023, Until this time, Viva-Glint customers can access MSFT’s Power BI (Business Intelligence) feature by following the guidance on this link: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/viva/insights/tutorials/power-bi-glint-2Power BI — available in public preview for joint Viva Insights and Glint customers — maps organization and team-level behavioral insights to sentiment data, enabling users to more accurately identify where teams may be struggling, proactively adjust work norms, and measure the impact of change over time.Additional ResourceGlint’s Move to Microsoft Viva
Employee Well-Being Report, Dec 2021 - Regional Happiness, Care, and Manager Support
Enhancements to suppression coming February 5, 2022
Ensuring confidentiality is critical to helping employees be honest and open in their survey responses. With accurate data, companies can take more appropriate action on results and improve their business.Glint recently introduced two improvements to the way we handle suppression (to protect confidentiality) within our platform: using response count and providing exceptions based on parent size. The Community page here goes into detail (with examples) about each of these. We encourage you to start using response count everywhere instead of head count when determining suppression. Since this will change the groups managers (and admins) are able to see within the platform (including prior surveys), it will be important to prepare your team for the change. Contact Support@Glintinc.com or your CSM on or before 5 February 2022 to make this change. That is the date on which Glint will turn it on for everyone.Additionally, we have a bypass when the “parent group” is at least 400 or more respo
Employee Well-Being Report, Sept 2021 - Learnings on Flexibility, Talent Mobility, and Candidate Expectations
Hi everyone! I’m Eric, the Head of People Science Intelligence at Glint. It’s wonderful to join the discussion in this vibrant community! In case you haven’t heard, last month we released a new Employee Well-Being Report that shared findings from our latest Glint research related to work flexibility, talent mobility, and the contrast between candidate expectations and employee realities. I feel particularly passionately about the talent mobility problem, as I believe organizations’ abilities to facilitate mobility will be essential to their retention of employees moving forward. I shared more of my perspective on this in my recent LinkedIn article - let me know what you think! There is a lot to learn from this short, quarterly report, so check out the full report here. What part of the report is your organization most focused on right now?
Coming Soon: The Glint Manager Empowerment bundle
Help managers take action with insights, conversation and collaboration. Managers are key to improving an organization's people success and engagement. Managers who listen and respond to the needs of their team can see increases in their engagement scores in just one quarter. Glint offers managers a wealth of data about their teams’ needs. We’ve heard from some of our customers that managers take action less often than they would like because they often don’t know how to turn the data insights into next steps. That, on top of discomfort with engagement conversations and the lack of time can mean managers fail to take action.The upcoming Manager Empowerment bundle builds on our previous features to bring together an end to end, guided manager experience. The bundle consists of an enhanced manager dashboard, Team Summary, the new Team Conversations and Nudges, now in Microsoft Teams. We are especially excited to introduce Team Conversations, which brings into Glint the ACT Conversation
LinkedIn Talent Awards: New Glint category
Overview The LinkedIn Talent Awards are proud to recognize the efforts of the global talent community in 2021. As part of the LinkedIn network, we are excited to spotlight teams like yours who have pushed talent practices further than ever. Discover the list of categories in which we will celebrate talent excellence, including a whole new Glint category, the “Employee Engagement Champion” award. Details Visit the 2021 Talent Awards website to discover which categories are available for recognition in your location and how you can set your company up for success and recognition. The new Employee Engagement Champion award will recognize companies who are creating a culture of continuous feedback and growth to improve employee engagement and well-being in the past year. We can’t wait to spotlight our customers in this way!
Tell us what you think of employee experience concepts
Hello everyone! Glint is exploring several feature concepts for Employee Experiences, and we’d like to get your reaction to them. Your honest feedback helps us think about directions for future features, so both positive and negative comments are very helpful. Please note that these are early concept explorations that may or may not, wholly or in part, result in future Glint features. Click here to access the Google Forms survey with the concept descriptions and questions. We estimate the survey takes approx. 15-20min, but duration will depend on the level of time spent considering the concepts and the amount of feedback given. We’d appreciate completion of the survey by Friday, June 11th.If there are any questions, please post them here, or email LaShaun Bellamy (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Clayton Holz (email@example.com). Thank you so much for your participation!
Internet Explorer retirement: Access to Glint prohibited on IE starting in September
Call to actionIf your organization primarily uses the Internet Explorer (IE) browser, work with your IT team to offer employees a supported browser before September 25, 2021. Phased approachJune 26 – Support for Internet Explorer endingAs communicated since February 2021, Glint is ending support for IE as of June 26. Why? Glint applications are accessible using the current versions of most browsers. When browsers are no longer current or supported by their creators, it opens the door to security and technical issues. Now that Microsoft is ending support of Internet Explorer 11, Glint is also discontinuing support for this browser. Consequently, if an issue arises that is specific to IE, Glint will be unable to fix it. September 25 – Access to Glint prohibited for Internet Explorer users90 days after Glint ends testing and support for IE, it will restrict access altogether for individuals using this browser. Why? As IE becomes further out of date, the risk of major glitches and poor
Glint is working on a new dashboard experience for your managers!
Hello! This is Clayton from the Product team. Our product and design team is hard at work at improving our default manager dashboard. After many conversations with managers over the last few months, we believe there’s a strong opportunity to better serve your managers with a dashboard experience that is:Simpler and more narrative Guided, with more coaching from our People Science team Makes clear exactly where I am in the process and what I should be doing nextAfter many design iterations and demos to managers, we feel great about the direction we’re headed in, and we’d like to share what we’re working on with a few more admins. If you’d be interested in speaking with us about this new manager experience, please drop me a message here!
Well-being Report - Data driven insights as of May 2021
Check out this quarter’s new Employee Well-Being Report for an understanding of current trends around people’s happiness and well-being at work. These quarterly reports use real time Glint data compiled from customers.The image below is from the May 2021 report; all available Distress Insights and Employee Well-being reports are available in full here:You can also find an external version of these reports on Glint’s website at www.glintinc.com. A sample of the May 2021 report. The full report is available here:
Glint's Reimagined People Success Platform
Many Glint users have already begun to take advantage of the products and resources available as part of Glint’s People Success Platform, inclusive of Glint 360, Anytime Feedback and Recognition, Employee Lifecycle programs, and more, and these users are seeing impact in their organization’s ability to provide ongoing engagement feedback, measure employee sentiment, and empower teams seeking development with opportunities to grow. Today, Glint launched its public announcement of this exciting, holistic platform. Read the article here! https://www.glintinc.com/blog/reimagining-glints-people-success-platform-for-the-new-world-of-work/ If you are a Glint user interested in moving to the People Success Platform or adopting the People Success Platform features available to you, please reach out to your Glint account contact.
Improving how Glint supports individual contributors
Our marketing team is exploring the needs of individual contributors. By deepening our understanding of what these employees need to engage at work, we will be better positioned to develop relevant product features.We would like to schedule 60-minute video calls with a handful of individual contributors at organizations that use Glint over the next 3-4 weeks. During the call, topics such as what makes individual contributors feel happy and successful at work, how they view their role in their own and team’s engagement, and what development means to them will be discussed. As a token of our appreciation, we will be providing the individual contributor a $75 gift card or donation for their time.If you think some of the members at your organization would be willing to work with us, please let us know by contacting LaShaun Bellamy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MFA Security Setup
Microsoft and LinkedIn are committed to protecting your data with strict access controls. To ensure that access to your data remains highly secured, we are implementing a mandatory Microsoft security update which may slightly change the way that you access your Glint secure SharePoint site(s). Beginning immediately, we will start a phased rollout requirement where you must use Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) to sign in to your Glint secure SharePoint sites. The rollout begins now and will be completed by mid-January. If you are already using an Office 365 application that requires MFA, you won’t see any change. However, if you are not yet using MFA, complete the following steps to initially register and sign in:Go to your shared Glint - SharePoint site. Enter your email address, then select Sign-in options.Note: Depending on your email provider, you may be asked to grant permissions to let Microsoft populate your info for future sign-ins. If so, select Accept. At the More informati
Support employees' mental health with these free LinkedIn Learning courses
It’s almost World Mental Health day during a year in which our mental health and wellbeing are strained like never before. LinkedIn has released a learning path free to the public from now through October 18 to help learners develop and improve their mental health strategies. If you have been looking for resources to support your organization in this way, or are looking for a way to support your own well-being, please feel free to share and take advantage of these offerings.https://www.linkedin.com/business/learning/blog/career-success-tips/world-mental-health-day-2020
Seeking Glint User Insights
Calling all Glint customers! The Glint product marketing team is seeking 5 minutes of your time to complete this survey on early product ideas and messaging. Your feedback will shape what we offer to customers like you and how we communicate it. Your help is greatly appreciated!”
Seeking Glint User Feedback
Hi Glint users! Glint’s product team is developing new Engage features and is seeking user feedback to shape what we build. By better understanding challenges you face, we will be able to build a stronger platform for our users’ organizations.If you are interested in sharing your opinion with the product team, post here or contact me at email@example.com and I’ll connect you. It would entail a one-hour conversation in the next few weeks.We’d also like to ensure we build a platform that will help managers and employees, so we’re seeking feedback from end-users as well. If you know of a manager or survey recipient who would be vocal about their experience and willing to talk with our product team, please let us know that too. As a thank you, we will provide each participant with a $100 gift card or donation.
New Virtual Live Series: Reimagine the World of Work
How can you best support your people today and prepare them for tomorrow? Are you adjusting your people programs to help set up your employees and organization for success in today’s new normal? While the path to the new world of work is different for each organization, let’s reimagine it together!We are excited to introduce this new bi-weekly live series that seeks to provide you with insights, solutions, and real-life examples of how we can reimagine the new world of work together. Join Glint’s People Science consultants, industry thought leaders and HR peers to be inspired and empowered to create meaningful change and help your people thrive during challenging times.Check out the upcoming sessions here. We hope you can join us!
Help Glint's product team design a new cross-product dashboard!
Hi Community! Glint's product team is researching and designing a feature called Cross Product Reporting Dashboard. The feature’s purpose is to pull insights from both engagement and performance programs. Regardless of what performance management solution(s) you use today, our team is interested in hearing about what data and insight connections your organization wants to make between engagement and performance programs (or just between engagement programs). We are interested in speaking with stakeholders for both engagement and performance programs. Please reply to this post if you and/or a colleague would be interested in sharing your thoughts on this topic, and our product team will work with you to coordinate a time; the discussion will take approximately one hour. Thanks, as always, for helping us develop better and better products!
The Importance of Belonging in the Workplace
Glint’s Head of People Science recently shared this post on LinkedIn as part of an ongoing series exploring trends in how employees are feeling in real-time. The Importance of Belonging in the Workplace And speaking of trends, if you are a Glint user, check out our June report summarizing data about how employees are faring.
Major changes in the works for our Community site
Exciting news: The Glint Community team is in the process of migrating our online community to a new platform. This change will go live on June 22 and will have a significant (and - we hope - very positive) impact on the site's look and feel, navigability, and users' ability to access. Major changes will include:A public landing page for easier sharing with team members who are not in the communityMore focused discussions and QA sectionsUpdated accessSimplified navigationRegister for one of two welcoming sessions on June 30 for a guided tour of the new platform: 10a ET or 3p ETActions to take / What to expect as users:Changes to authentication - For a period of time after the new version of the community goes live, all community users will log in with a username and password. Most of you currently SSO through the Glint dashboard and use email address as username. You will still be able to access the community through the dashboard, and can access the public home page without logging
Go ahead and tell us: Why do your people love their jobs?
Glint customers are a special type of company — they go above and beyond to help their people be happier and more successful at work. They’re committed to creating environments where their people love their jobs.This ethos led us to create our new campaign, “Go ahead. Love your job.” This campaign celebrates our customers and all you do to create work environments filled with purpose, balance, and, often, even joy.This campaign is also the beginning of a conversation. The more we share stories of the steps we’re taking to improve our employees’ experiences, and, thusly, our business results, the better we can all become. We’ve asked a few of your fellow Glint customers to tell us first — discover below how Sky creates an inclusive workforce. Then, tell us in the comments what you and your team are doing to create environments where people love their jobs. We can’t wait to hear your story._________Practicing Active Inclusion at SkyAuthored by Catherine Garrod, People Involvement Manager
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